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Amec Foster Wheeler Overview

www.amecfw.com
London, England (UK)
10000+ employees
1982
Company - Public (AMFW)
Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
Describing Amec Foster Wheeler? Excellence in delivery, a highly-integrated and people oriented business, producing high-value solutions for our customers.

We are 40,000 exceptionally talented people throughout our global operations;
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Mission: Our vision is to be the most trusted partner for our customers by consistently delivering excellence - bringing together the knowledge, expertise and skills of our people from across our global network.

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Atlanta, GA
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    I have been working at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, Good opportunities to move up if you put in the work.
    Project bonus structure is nice. Pay scale is good, not top but not bottom.
    If you want to expand your knowledge and take on more responsibility you can. The sky is the limit here, but you have to search for these opportunities. Like most promotions they don't get handed to you. Nice steady backlog of work in parts of the company.

    Cons

    very segmented business structure. It tough to work with and do business with other parts of the company. No ERP or common systems or processes. You basically have to re-invent the wheel every project. Company is large so sometimes it's tough to know what other parts of the company does. Various departments in the company are backwards and don't add value to project teams.

    Advice to Management

    Sell internally how we can better align as a company. Stop leaving people in positions that don't add value.

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Amec Foster Wheeler Interviews

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    Junior Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Turkey, TX
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    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Amec Foster Wheeler (Turkey, TX).

    Interview

    İt was a pre-interview by using Skype (not display only voice). ın ınterview, they ask general information for your background for HR and after 20 min. 1 process engineer joined to us. He ask some technical question about chemical engineering process like Distillation column

    Interview Questions

    • can you decrease one liquid temprature fromm 100oC to 20 oC but room temprature is 25 oC   Answer Question
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  • Best Places to Work, Glassdoor`, 2016

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